• Bayon G., De Deckker P., Magee J. W., Germain Y., Bermell S., Tachikawa K., and Norman M. D. (2017) Extensive wet episodes in Late Glacial Australia resulting from high-latitude forcings. Nature Scientific Reports 7, article 44054. Doi 10.1038/srep44054.
  • Bottke W. F. and Norman M. D. (2017) The Late Heavy Bombardment. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences 45, 619-647 (invited review).
  • Carr P. A., Norman M. D., Bennett V. C. (2017) Assessment of crystallographic orientation effects on secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) analysis of cassiterite. Chemical Geology 467, 122-133.
  • Edwards, T., Grono, E., Herries, A.I.R., Brink, F.J., Troitzsch, U., Senden, T., Turner, M., Barron, A., Prossor, L., Denham, T. (2017) Visualizing scales of process: Multi-scalar geoarchaeological investigations of microstratigraphy and diagenesis at hominin bearing sites in South African karst, Journal of Archaeological Science, 83, 1-11.
  • Franz, H.B., King, P.L. and Gaillard, F., 2017. Sulfur on Mars from the atmosphere to the core. In: Filiberto, J. and Schwenzer, S.P. (eds.), 2017. Volatiles in the Martian Crust, Elsevier, in press.
  • Henley, R.W., Brink, F.J., King, P.L., Leys, C., Ganguly, J., Mernagh, T., Middleton, J., Renggli, C., Sieber, M., Troitzsch, U., Turner, M., 2017. High temperature gas-solid reactions in calc-silicate Cu-Au skarn formation: Ertsberg, West Papua, Indonesia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, accepted.
  • Hicks A. S., Jarvis M. G., David B. O., Waters J. M., Norman M. D., and Closs G. P. (2017) Lake and species-specific patterns of non-diadromous recruitment in amphidromous fish: the importance of local recruitment and habitat requirements. Marine and Freshwater Research, (Early Online).
  • Huston D. L., Wyche N., Hickman A., and Norman M. (2017) Pilbara cration: geology and metallogeny In: AusIMM monograph (in press).
  • Jones, T., Levchenko, V., King, P.L., Troitzsch, U., Wesley, D., 2017. Radiocarbon age constraints for a Pleistocene – Holocene transition rock art style: The Northern Running Figures of the East Alligator River region, western Arnhem Land, Australia, Journal of Archeological Science Reports, 11, 80-89.
  • Kahn, M.S.H, Kayali, O. and Troitzsch, U. (2017). Effect of NaOH activation on sulphate resistance of GGBFS and binary blend pastes, Cement and Concrete Composites, 81, 49-58.
  • Norman M. D. (2017) Origin of the Earth and the Late Heavy Bombardment. In: Earth’s Oldest Rocks, 2nd Edition. (M. V. Kranendonk, V. C. Bennett, and E. Hofmann, editors. Elsevier. Accepted.
  • Norman M. D. (2017) The 187Re-187Os and 190Pt-186Os radiogenic isotope systems: techniques and applications to metallogenic systems. In: Isotopes in economic geology, metallogensis and exploration (D. Huston, M. Chiaradia and J. Wilkinson, editors). Springer. Accepted.
  • Renggli, C.J., King, P.L., Henley, R.W. and Norman, M.D., 2017. Volcanic gas composition, metal dispersion and deposition during explosive volcanic eruptions on the Moon, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 206, 296-31.
  • Ward, I., Veth, P., Prossor, L., Denham, T., Ditchfield, K., Manne, T., Kendrick, P., Byrne, C., Hook, F., Troitzsch, U. (2017) 50,000 years of archaeological site stratigraphy and micromorphology in Boodie Cave, Barrow Island, Western Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 15, 344-369.


  • Armistead S. E., Skirrow R. G., Fraser G. L., Huston D. L. Champion D. C. and Norman M. D. (2016) Gold and intrusion-related Mo-W-Sn mineral systems in the southern Thomson Orogen, New South Wales. Geoscience Australia, Canberra.
  • Berger, J.A., Schmidt, M.E., Gellert, R., Campbell, J.L., King, P.L., Flemming, R.L., Ming, D.W., Clark, B.C., Pradler, I., VanBommel, S.J.V., Minitti, M.E., Farien, A.G., Boyd, N.I., Thompson, L.M., Perrett, G.M., Elliott, B.E. and Desouza, E., 2016. A global Mars dust composition refined by MSL-APXS in Gale Crater. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2015GL066675.
  • Hermann, J., Troitzsch, U. and Scott, D. (2016). Experimental subsolidus phase relations in the system CaCO3-CaMg(CO3)2 up to 6.5 GPA and implications for subducted marbles. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, DOI 10.1007/s00410-016-1296-y
  • Kahn, M.S.H, Kayali, O. and Troitzsch, U. (2016). Chloride binding capacity of hydrotalcite and the competition with carbonates in ground granulated blast furnace slag concrete. Materials and Structures, 49, 4609-4619. DOI 10.1617/s11527-016-0810-z.
  • Norman M. and King P. (2016) An editorial perspective on publishing articles. Elements 12, 148-149.
  • Norman M. D., Taylor L. A., Shih C.-Y., and Nyquist L. E. (2016) Crystal accumulation in a 4.2 Ga lunar impact melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 172, 410-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.09.021.
  • Perrett, G.M., Campbell, J.L., Gellert, R., King, P.L., Nield, E., O’Meara, J.M. and Pradler, I., 2016.  Refinement of the Compton-Rayleigh scatter ratio method for use on the Mars Science Laboratory alpha particle X-ray spectrometer: II - Extraction of invisible element content. Nucl. Instr. Methods Phys. Res. B, 368, 129-137.


  • Glibin, V.P. and King, P.L., 2015. Prediction of the thermodynamic functions of mixing of binary oxide melts in the PbO–SiO2, Al2O3–SiO2 and CaO–Al2O3 systems by structure-based modification of the quasi-chemical model, Calphad, 49, 19-34, doi:10.1016/j.calphad.2015.02.001.
  • Berger, J.A., King, P.L., Spilde, M.N., Wright, S.P., Kunkel, T.S., and Lee, R.J., 2015. Effect of halite coatings on thermal infrared spectra. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 120, doi: 10.1002/2014.JB011712.
  • Henley, R.W.*, King, P.L.*, Wykes, J.L.*, Renggli, C.J., Brink, F.J., Clark, D.A., Troitzsch, U., 2015. Formation of porphyry copper deposits through sustained SO2 flux and chemisorption.  Nature Geoscience, 8, 210-15. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2367. *Equal contribution.
  • Bristow, T., Bish, D., Vaniman, D., et al., 2015.The origin and implications of clay minerals from Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater, Mars. American Mineralogist, 100, 824-36. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5077CCBYNCND.
  • Krüger, H., Többens, D., Tropper, P. Haefeker, U., Kahlenberg, V. Fuchs, M. R., Olieric, V. and Troitzsch, U. (2015) Single-crystal structure and Raman spectroscopy of synthetic titanite analog CaAlSiO4F. Mineralogy and Petrology,109, 631-641.
  • Lane, M.D., Bishop, J.L., Dyar, M.D. et al., 2015. American Mineralogist,100, 66-82. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-4762
  • McKibbin, S, Ireland, T, Amelin, Y et al 2015, Mn–Cr dating of Fe-and Ca-rich olivine from ‘quenched’and ‘plutonic’angrite meteorites using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 157, pp. 13-27.​
  • Newsom, H.E., Mangold, N., Kah, L.C. et al., 2015.Gale crater and impact processes – observations during Curiosity’s first 360 Sols on Mars. Icarus, 249, 108-128.


  • Blaney, D.L., Wiens, R.C., Maurice, S.,et al., 2014. Chemistry and texture of the rocks at Rocknest, Gale Crater: Evidence for sedimentary origin and diagenetic alteration. Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1002/2013JE004590.
  • Burne, R.V., Moore, L.S., Christy, A.G., Troitzsch, U., King, P.L., Carnerup, A.M. & Hamilton, J., 2014. Stevensite in the modern thrombolites of Lake Clifton, Western Australia: A missing link in microbialite mineralization? Geology, 42, 575-578, doi:10.1130/G35484.1.
  • Berger, J.A., King, P.L., Gellert, R., Campbell, J.L., Boyd, N.I., Pradler, I., Perrett, G.M., Edgett, K.S., Van Bommel, S.J.V., Schmidt, M.E., and Lee, R.E.H., 2014. MSL APXS titanium observation tray measurements: laboratory experiments and results for the Rocknest Fines at the Curiosity Field Site in Gale Crater, Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, 119, 1046–1060, DOI: 10.1002/2013JE004519.
  • Campbell I. H., Stepanov A. S., Liang H.-Y., Allen C. M., Norman M. D., Zhang Y.-Q., and Xie Y.-W. (2014) The origin of shoshonites: new insights from the Tertiary high-potassium intrusions of eastern Tibet. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167, 1-22.
  • Campbell, J.L., King, P.L., Burkemper, L., Berger, J.A., Gellert, R., Perrett, G.M., Pradler, I., Thompson, L., Edgett, K.S., Yingst, R.A. and the MSL Science Team, 2014. The Mars Science Laboratory APXS calibration target: comparison of first Martian measurements with the terrestrial calibration. Nucl. Instr. Methods Phys. Res. B, 323, 49-58.
  • De Deckker P., Munday C. I., Brocks J., O’Loingsigh T., Allison G. E., Hope J., Norman M., Stuut J.-B. W., Tapper N. J., van der Kaars S. (2014) Characterisation of the major dust storm that traversed over eastern Australia in September 2009; a multidisciplinary approach. Aeolian Research 15, 133-149.
  • Diaz-Pulido, G., Nash, M. C., Anthony, K. R. N., Bender, D., Opdyke, B. N., Reyes-Nivia, C., Troitzsch, U.  (2014) Greenhouse conditions induce mineralogical changes and dolomite accumulation in coralline algae on tropical reefs. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4310.
  • Iizuka, T, Amelin, Y, Kaltenbach, A et al 2014, U-Pb systematics of the unique achondrite Ibitira: Precise age determination and petrogenetic implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 132, pp. 259-273.
  • Iizuka, T, Yamaguchi, A, Haba, M et al 2014, 'Timing of global crustal metamorphism on Vesta as revealed by high-precision U-Pb dating and trace element chemistry of eucrite zircon', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 409, pp. 182-192.​
  • McLennan, S.M., Anderson, R.B., Bell III, J.F., Bridges, J.C., Calef III, F., Campbell, J.L., Clark, B.C., Clegg, S., Conrad, P., Cousin, A., Des Marais, D.J., Dromart, G., Dyar M.D., Edgar, L.A., Ehlmann, B.L., Fabre, C., Forni, O., Gasnault, O., Gellert, R., Gordon, S., Grant, J.A., Grotzinger, J.P., Gupta, S., Herkenhoff, K.E., Hurowitz, J.A., King, P.L., Le Mouélic, S., Leshin, L.A., Léveillé, R., Lewis, K. W., Mangold, N., Maurice, S., Ming, D.W., Morris, R.V., Nachon, M., Newsom, H.E., Ollila, H.M., Perrett, G.M., Rice, M.S., Schmidt, M.E., Schwenzer, S.E., Stack, K., Stolper, E.M., Sumner, D.Y., Treiman, A.H., van Bommel, S.,Vaniman, D.T., Vasavada, A., Wiens, R.C., Yingst, R.A. and The MSL Team, 2014. Elemental Geochemistry of Sedimentary Rocks in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars. Science, doi:0.1126/science.1244734.
  • Norman M. D. and Nemchin A. A. (2014) A 4.2 Billion Year Old Impact Basin on the Moon: U-Pb Dating of Zirconolite and Apatite in Lunar Melt Rock 67955. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 388, 387-398.
  • Schmidt, M., Campbell, J.L., Gellert, R. et al., 2014. Geochemical diversity in first rocks examined by the Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater: Evidence and significance of an alkali and volatile-rich igneous source. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1002/2013JE004481.
  • Ollila, A., Newsom, H.E., Clark III, B.C. et al., 2014. Trace Element Geochemistry (Li, Ba, Sr, and Rb) using Curiosity’s ChemCam: Early Results for Gale Crater from Bradbury Landing Site to Rocknest. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1002/2013JE004517


  • Amelin, Y & Ireland, T 2013, 'Dating the oldest rocks and minerals in the Solar System', Elements, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 39-44.
  • Ávila J.N., Ireland T.R., Gyngard F., Zinner E., Mallmann G., Lugaro M., Holden P., Amari S. 2013. Barium isotopic compositions in stardust SiC grains from the Murchison meteorite: Insights into the stellar origins of large SiC grains. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 120, 628-647.
  • Ávila J.N., Ireland T.R., Lugaro M., Gyngard F., Zinner E., Cristallo S., Holden P., Rauscher T. 2013. Europium s-process signature at close-to-solar metallicity in stardust SiC grains from AGB stars. Astrophysical Journal Letters 768, L18 (7p).
  • Bizimis M., Salters V.J.M., Garcia M.O., Norman M.D. (2013) The composition and distribution of the rejuvenated component across the Hawaiian plume: Hf-Nd-Sr-Pb isotope systematics of Kaula lavas and pyroxenite xenoliths. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(10): 4458-4478. doi:10.1002/ggge.20250.
  • Campbell, J.L., Perrett, G.M., Maxwell, J.A., Nield, E., Gellert, R., King, P.L., Lee, M., O'Meara, J.M., and Pradler, I., 2013. Refinement of the Compton–Rayleigh scatter ratio method for use on the Mars Science Laboratory alpha particle X-ray spectrometer. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 302, 24–31.
  • de Moor, J.M., Fischer, T.P., King, P.L., Botcharnikov, R.E., Hervig, R.L., Hilton, D., Barry, P., Mangasini, F., Ramirez, C., 2013. Volatile-rich silicate melts from Oldoinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania): implications for carbonatite genesis and eruptive behavior. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361, 379-390.
  • de Moor, J.M., Fischer, T.P., Sharp, Z.D., King, P.L., et al., 2013. Sulfur degassing at Erta Ale (Ethiopia) and Masaya (Nicaragua) volcanoes: Implications for the degassing processes and oxygen fugacities of basaltic systems. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, doi: 10.1002/ggge.20255.
  • King, P.L. & Larsen, J.F., 2013. A new micro-reflectance IR spectroscopy method for analyzing volatile species in basaltic, andesitic, rhyolitic and phonolitic glasses. American Mineralogist, 98, 1162-1171.  Editor's pick: Notable paper
  • King, P.L, Sham, T.K., Gordon, R. & Dyar, M.D., 2013. Microbeam X-ray analysis of Ce3+/Ce4+ in Ti-rich minerals: A case study of titanite (sphene) with implications for multi-valent element substitution in minerals. American Mineralogist, 98, 110-119.McKibbin, S, Ireland, T, Amelin, Y et al 2013, 'Mn-Cr relative sensitivity Factors for Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry analysis of Mg-Fe-Ca olivine and implications for the Mn-Cr chronology of meteorites', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 110, pp. 216-228.
  • Lee, R.J., Ramsey, M.S. and King, P.L., 2013. Development of a novel laboratory technique for thermal emission spectroscopy of melts. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 118, 1–16, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50197.
  • McKibbin, S, Ireland, T, Amelin, Y et al 2013, 'A re-evaluation of the Mn-Cr systematics of olivine from the angrite meteorite D'Orbigny using secondary ion mass spectrometry', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 123, pp. 181-194.
  • Pietruszka AJ, Norman MD, Garcia MO, Marske JP, and Burns DH (2013) Chemical heterogeneity in the Hawaiian mantle plume from the alteration and dehydration of recycled oceanic crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 361, 298-309.
  • Stolper, E.M., Baker, M.B., Cousin, A., Dyar, M.D., Fisk, M., Gellert, R., King, P.L., McLennan, S.M., Minitti, M., Newcombe, M., Perrett, G., Rowland, S., Sautter, V., Schmidt, M.E., Treiman, A.H., Wiens, R., and the MSL Science Team, 2013. The Petrochemistry of Jake_M: A Martian Mugearite. Science, 341, doi:10.1126/science.1239463.
  • Stopar J. D., Taylor G. J., Velbel M. A., Norman M. D., Vicenzi E. P., and Hallis L. J. (2013) Element abundances, patterns, and mobility in Nakhlite Miller Range 03346 and implications for aqueous alteration. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 112, 208-225.
  • Yaxley G. M., Kamenetsky V. S., Nichols G. T., Maas R., Belousova B., Rosenthal A., and Norman M. (2013) The discovery of kimberlites in Antarctica extends the vast Gondwanan Cretaceous province. Nature Communications, published 17Dec2013, 14Nov13. 4:2921/DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3921
  • Yingst, R.A., Kah, L.C., Palucis, M. et al., 2013.Characteristics of pebble and cobble-sized clasts along the Curiosity rover traverse from Bradbury Landing to Rocknest. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, 118, 2361-2380.doi:10.1002/2013JE004435.


  • Anderson F.S., Mahoney J., Waite H., Nowicki K., Young D., Norman M., Taylor J., Whitaker T., Miller G., and Boyce J. (2012) A laser desorption resonance ionization mass spectrometer for Rb-Sr geochronology: Sr isotope results. IEEE Aerospace 2012 Conference Proceedings, IEEE, 1-18.
  • Ávila J.N., Lugaro M., Ireland T.R., Gyngard F., Zinner E., Cristallo S., Holden P., Buntain J., Amari S., Karakas, A.I. 2012. Tungsten isotopic compositions in stardust SiC grains from the Murchison meteorite: Constrains on the s-process in the Hf-Ta-W-Re-Os region. Astrophysical Journal 744, 49 (13p).
  • Braxton DP, Cooke DR, Dunlap J, Norman M, Reiners P, Stein H, and Waters P (2012) From crucible to graben in 2.3 Ma: a high-resolution geochronological study of porphyry life cycles, Boyongan-Bayugo copper-gold deposits, Philippines. Geology 40, 471-474.
  • Campbell, J.L., Perrett G.M., Gellert, R., Andrushenko, S.M., Boyd, N.I., Maxwell, J.A., King, P.L., and Schofield, C.D.M., 2012. Calibration of the Mars Science Laboratory Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer. Space Science Reviews, doi: 10.1007/s11214-012-9873-5.
  • Gilbert S, Danyushevsky L, Robinson P, Wohlgemuth-Ueberwasser C, Pearson N, Savard D, Norman M, and Hanley J. (2012) A comparative study of five reference materials and the Lombard meteorite for the determination of the platinum-group elements and gold by LA-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 37, 51-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2012.00170.x
  • Goodge JW, Fanning CM, Norman MD, and Bennett VC (2012) Temporal, isotopic, and spatial relations of Early Paleozoic Gondwana-margin arc magmatism, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. Journal of Petrology 53, 2027-2065.
  • Ireland, T 2012, 'Oxygen isotope tracing of the Solar System', The Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 225-236.
  • Kamenetsky VS, Maas R, Fonseca ROC, Ballhaus C, Heuser A, Brauns M., Norman MD, Woodhead JD, Rodemann T, Kuzmin DV, Bonatti E. (2012) Noble metals potential of sulfide-saturated melts from the subcontinental lithosphere. Geology 41, 575-578.
  • Keppie DF, Hynes AJ, Lee JKW., and Norman M (2012) Oligocene-Miocene back-thrusting in southern Mexico linked to the rapid subduction erosion of a large forearc block. Tectonics 31, doi: 10.1029/2011TC002976.
  • Lugaro, M, Liffman, K, Ireland, T et al 2012, 'Can galactic chemical evolution explain the oxygen isotopic variations in the solar system?', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 759, no. 1.
  • McLennan, S. M., M. A. Sephton, C. Allen, A.C. Allwood, R. Barbieri, D.W. Beaty, P. Boston, M. Carr, M. Grady, J. Grant, V. S. Heber, C. D. K. Herd, B. Hofmann, P. King, N. Mangold, G.G. Ori, A. P. Rossi, F. Raulin, S. W. Ruff, B. Sherwood Lollar, S. Symes, and M. G. Wilson, 2012. Planning for Mars Returned Sample Science: Final report of the MSR End-to-End International Science Analysis Group (E2E-iSAG), Astrobiology, 12, 175–230.
  • Nash, M. C., Opdyke, B. N., Troitzsch, U. et al. (2012). Dolomite rich coral reef coralline algae resistant to dissolution in acidified conditions. Nature Climate Change, 3, 268-272.
  • Norman  MD, Adena KJD, and Christy AG (2012) Provenance and Pb isotopic ages of volcanic and impact glasses from the Apollo 17 landing site on the Moon. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59, 291-306.
  • Norman MD, Hui S. and Adena K (2012) The lunar impact record: greatest hits and one hit wonders. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), pp. 93-104. 
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  • Salmeron, R & Ireland, T 2012, 'Formation of chondrules in magnetic winds blowing through the proto-asteroid belt', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 327-328, pp. 61-67.
  • Vernazza, P., Delbo, M., King, P.L., Izawa, M.R.M., Olofsson, J., Lamy, P., Cipriani, F., Binzel, R.P., Marchis, F., Merín, B. and Tamanai, A., 2012. High surface porosity as the origin of emissivity features in asteroid spectra. Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.04.003.